Online Resource Links

  • Drudge Report– a great site to find news; it also tends to be the first one to break really big news items.
  • FindArticles (BNET)– designed to help users quickly and easily find published articles on different topics. The database has over 5.5 million articles from more the 900 magazines and journals, dating from 1998 through the present.
  • Huffington Post– containsthe latest headlines, news stories, and opinions encompasses politics, entertainment, life, perspectives, and more.
  • Indeed– search millions of jobs online to find the next career step.
  • InfoPlease Almanac (Information Please Almanac)– a reference and learning site, combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and several almanacs loaded with facts.
  • Linkedin– this site can help candidates differentiate themselves from other job applicants through making a personal connection at a respective company that an applicant is applying to.
  • Cambridge Dictionarythe most popular dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English.
  • Merriam-Webster DictionaryAmerica’s most trusted online dictionary for English word definitions, meanings, and pronunciation.
  • Macmillan Dictionaryafree online English dictionaryfrom Macmillan
  • com– time zone map showing the current time in major cities across the world. Fast and easy to use, this site can be a helpful resource while traveling abroad.
  • Criminal Justice Round-Up– features 101 great criminal justice-related sites to bookmark.
  • Encyclopedia of Life– acknowledges the many life-forms on Earth – of animals, plants, fungi, protists and bacteria – is scattered around the world in books, journals, databases, websites, specimen collections, and in the minds of people everywhere.
  • Grammarly– check papers for spelling, style, and grammatical errors.
  • Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy– the purpose of the IEP is to provide detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy.
  • MIT OpenCourseWare– The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) provides free online access to teaching materials for nearly all of its courses, allowing students and teachers to enjoy unrestricted access to these resources.
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)– an Office of Justice Programs resource, offers juvenile and criminal justice information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
  • School of Champions– the purpose of these free online lessons is to give you a start at improving your scientific knowledge to help you become a champion in the field.
  • Religion Online– designed to assist teachers, scholars and general “seekers” who are interested in exploring religious issues.
  • ScienceDirect– search for peer-reviewed journals, articles, book chapters and open access content.
  • Stanford Engineering Everywhere– a free resource designed to provide students across the U.S. with access to some of the courses and tools used by Stanford undergraduates to master the basics of computing, artificial intelligence and electrical engineering. These materials are also available to educators everywhere.
  • American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA)these resources are designed to help women stay engaged, move ahead in the profession and champion other women.
  • Black Owned Business Network– the site equips black businesses with tools to strengthen networking abilities and provides valuable business resources that enables blacks to close the gap in the profit margin between black owned businesses and non–black owned businesses.
  • Careers in Business– provides thelatest scoop on various business career areas including jobs, salaries, what people are saying and entry requirements. 
  • EconBiz– a resource primarily for economic and business studies. A service of the Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, it offers access to full texts online, with the option of searching for open access material only.
  • Google Finance– Google’s stock market, bonds, news, and daily financial trends.
  • Morning Star– a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. They offer an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors.
  • National Association of Black Accountants– a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for black professionals in the accounting, finance and related business professions. NABA represents more than 200,000 black professionals in these fields.
  • Open Textbook Library– provides a growing catalog of free, peer-reviewed, and openly-licensed business textbooks on an array of different topics.

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